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Press Releases: 1972

January 1, 1972
Exhibition of Prints by M.C. Escher (PDF 1.5MB)

January 10, 1972
Special catalog of Tiepolo etchings honors connoisseur-collector Rosenwald (PDF 2MB)

February 1, 1972
Harriman gift of 23 paintings accepted by trustees of the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.9MB)

February 11, 1972
National Gallery appoints humanities bibliographer to expand library for Study Center in Visual Arts [J.M. Edelstein] (PDF 1.7MB)

March 17, 1972
Distinguished Leonardo Da Vinci scholar [Ludwig Heinrich Heydenreich] gives 1972 Mellon Lectures at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.3MB)

March 20, 1972
Selection of pictures commissioned by U.S. Interior Department Reclamation Bureau exhibited at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.3MB)

April 1, 1972
Paintings by Women Artists, April 17 to 23, 1972 [information sheet about the exhibition] (PDF 3.3MB)

April 21, 1972
Fourteen Cézanne watercolors lent by private collector to the National Gallery [Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pearlman] (PDF 787KB)

April 24, 1972
X-Rays reveal splendid portraits by Titian under famedVenus with a Mirror (PDF 3.3MB)

April 28, 1972
First U.S. public showing of new Clark film series on modern painting starts May 8 at the National Gallery (PDF 1.9MB)

May 1, 1972
Pioneers of Modern Painting program series (PDF 1.8MB)

May 1, 1972
Notice to the press [Pioneers of Modern Painting] (PDF 747KB)

May 2, 1972
The National Endowment of Humanities makes grant to the National Gallery of Art for distribution of Lord Clark's Pioneers of Modern Painting [National Endowment for the Humanities press release] (PDF 1.9MB)

May 16, 1972
Major Lehmbruck exhibition focuses on paintings and drawings as well as sculpture (PDF 1.8MB)

July 26, 1972
National Gallery announces recently acquired equestrian picture by Géricault (PDF 1.9MB)

August 1, 1972
Advance Exhibition Schedule for the coming year: September 1972 through August 1973 (PDF 1.7MB)

August 1, 1972
National Gallery of Art distributes new Kenneth Clark film series on modern painting (PDF 3.8MB)

August 11, 1972
Olmsted exhibition on national scope to open in nation's capital in fall (PDF 2.1MB)

September 1, 1972
Exhibition of Old Master drawings from Oxford premieres at National Gallery in first loan abroad (PDF 2.9MB)

September 12, 1972
Sunday evening concerts resume at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.2MB)

October 2, 1972
Robert Amory, Jr. elected as Assistant Secretary and Assistant General Counsel (PDF 2.1MB)

October 21, 1972
Major Olmsted exhibition opens in nation's capital (PDF 7MB)

October 27, 1972
National Gallery acquires key Mondrian painting [Lozenge in Red, Yellow and Blue] (PDF 1.8MB)

November 1, 1972
Advance Fact Sheet [Native Art of the American Arctic] (PDF 2.5MB)

November 10, 1972
National Gallery of Art announces fellowship grants (PDF 3.8MB)

November 29, 1972
Carl Nordenfalk appointed Kress Professor for 1972 through 1973 at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.8MB)

December 1, 1972
[Change of exhibition opening and title, The Far North: 2000 Years of American Eskimo and Indian Art] (PDF 867KB)

December 13, 1972
Radio-TV Public Service [Regarding Olmsted Exhibition] (PDF 1.4MB)